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  1. Provides a framework for continuous improvement based on the Kaizen principles and practices.
  2. Provides guidelines on the use of common Kaizen methods and tools to eliminate waste and improve productivity.
  3. Provides information on the Kaizen approach for improving personal and team effectiveness.


Kaizen strategy is the single most important concept in Japanese management - the key to successful Japanese companies such as Toyota. Kaizen, which simply means continuous improvement, is the foundation for all Lean improvements. Kaizen events are opportunities to make focused changes in the workplace.

Based on Masaaki Imai's teachings on "Kaizen" and "Gemba Kaizen", this training presentation is specially designed for managers, supervisors, facilitators and continuous improvement steering committees who want to kick-start and implement Kaizen activities in their work areas to eliminate waste and improve efficiency.


1. Understand the key concepts of Kaizen
2. Gain knowledge on the management and practices of Kaizen
3. Learn how to implement Kaizen activities to eliminate waste and improve the organization's performance
4. Learn the tools and techniques for problem solving
5. Understand the critical role of management in Kaizen implementation


1. Introduction to Kaizen
2. Kaizen & Waste
3. Key Concepts of Kaizen
4. Kaizen Management
5. Kaizen Practices
6. Kaizen Implementation
7. Problem Solving Tools & Technique
8. Developing "Kaizen Eyes"
9. Role of Management
10. Critical Success Factors

Note: This training presentation can be used together with the "Kaizen Event Guide", "Office Kaizen" and the "Six Steps of Kaizen" (sold separately).

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Number of Slides: 187 (includes cover, transition slides)

Related Topic(s): Process Improvement Kaizen Continuous Improvement

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Initial upload date (first version): Feb 23, 2013
Most recent version published: Jun 4, 2020

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